Collections and Archives

Parliamentary Archives collections

Acts of Parliament scrolls

The archives are a rich and exciting resource for exploring local, national and international history.

Art in Parliament playlist on YouTube

WOA 3246 Waterloo by Maclise

View some of these videos on the Art in Parliament playlist on YouTube.

Painting the Armada took over 150 years

Spanish Armada painting

Take a virtual art tour of Prince's Chamber and find out why the Spanish Armada paintings took over 150 years to complete.

Historic Furniture and Decorative Arts

Despeach box in the House of Commons

We look after almost 11,000 items of historic furniture, clocks, silver and ceramics.

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